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A bowl of curry on the table, with mushroom
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Easy Mushroom Curry - Instant Pot

A creamy, flavorful, and easy mushroom curry for chapati or rice can be a sumptuous dinner option for a weekend or anytime you are entertaining guests outdoors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 148kcal



Instant Pot Method

  • Start with preparing the sauce by blending canned tomatoes, chopped onions, and garlic.
  • Press the saute mode on instant pot and add a couple of teaspoons of oil.
  • When the oil heats up, add the sauce and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Then add red chili powder, turmeric, garam masala, and cumin powder. Stir well and continue to saute for another minute.
  • Add the sliced mushroom, frozen peas and continue to stir and cook.
  • Press ‘Cancel’ to stop sauteing and close the instant pot lid.
  • Press the ‘pressure cook’ setting and set the timer for 4 mins at high pressure.
  • After the timer expires, do a natural pressure release. Remove the lid and add coconut milk and Kasuri methi. Press the ‘saute’ button again and cook for another minute.

Stovetop method

  • First, start by blending the canned tomatoes or fresh tomatoes with onions and garlic.
  • Place a pan over medium heat and add 2 tablespoon of oil. As the oil heats up, add the blended sauce.
  • Add all the spices l noted in the ingredients list: Red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and cumin powder. Stir well
  • Once the raw smell disappears, add sliced mushrooms, frozen peas, and salt. Cover with lid and cook over medium flame for 5 mins until the mushroom is cooked.
  • Once the mushroom is cooked add coconut milk and Kasuri methi. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Remove from the heat and garnish with cilantro.



The nutrition values I show here are my best estimates. Please be sure to check your preferred nutrition calculator, if you are relying on accurate calculations in your diet.


Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg